Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: 18 MBMC engineers fail to clear mandated professional exams

    Bhayandar: In a shocking revelation, 11 out of the 18 engineers attached to the various departments of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) have failed to clear the mandated professional examinations conducted by the Nashik based-Maharashtra Engineering Training Academy (META) to prove their worth for promotions.

  • National Cancer Grid covers 108 cancer hospitals

    Mumbai: The National Cancer Grid (NCG), a network of major cancer centres and research institutes, has now covered 108 cancer treatment hospitals and institutes in the country. With this, the NCG, which was launched in 2012, has now covered 60 per cent of the cancer centres and research institutes in the country.

  • Ujjain: Protesting Grasim workers gherao PHED official

    Ujjain: Workers of Grasim Industries, Nagda staged a ‘gherao’ and served an ultimatum at the office of superintending engineer of the public health engineering department (PHED), here on Wednesday. They were protesting against the proposed construction of an intake-well on ‘Chambal’ dam. As per the new development, the intake-well will be constructed on ‘Chambal’ dam instead of ‘Ninawatkheda’ dam which was proposed earlier. Workers said that the construction of intake-well,

  • Indore: Workshop on Cakes organised at Srinagar

    Indore: A hand son workshop on glaze and cream cakes by Neha Mittal along with Bakersville was organised at Srinagar on Wednesday. The workshop introduced participants with new techniques of cake decoration, flowers by whipped cream, marble glaze cake, chocolate ganache cake, swiss roll and fancy glaze cake.

  • There’s much to celebrate, there’s much to achieve

    The report card on the completion of three years of the government led by Prime Minister Modi says “glass more than half full”.  This is not only this author’s assessment, but also reflected in various surveys and polls.

  • Suspected suicide bombs in Jakarta kills 3 policemen

    Jakarta, Two suspected suicide bombings near a bus terminal in Indonesia’s capital killed three policemen and injured ten other people, including five officers, police said.

  • Three years into making of a New & Strong India

    India is rewriting its growth story in the global geopolitical economic landscape, charting new courses in its governance paradigm and striving to demolish the old images and impressions as viewed through coloured lenses in the comity of nations to evolve into a New India.

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    Thane Municipal Corporation starts demolition of dangerous buildings

    THANE: The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) on Wednesday initiated work on pulling down all dilapidated buildings in the city ahead of the monsoon, beginning with 63 structures that have been categorised as the “most dangerous” to live in.

  • Indore: Staff crunch at Govt school taking its toll on students

    Indore: At the time when the state government is spending crores to improve standard of education in the state, severe staff crunch and lack of qualified staff are badly affecting the purpose of government. According to information, Government Higher Secondary School, Hatod has 500 students but only five teachers are available there to take the entire load of academic and non-academic activities at the school. No one is ready to

  • PM to attend MGR centenary

    PM Narendra Modi has agreed to participate in the birth centenary celebration of AIADMK party founder and late Chief Minister M.G. Ramachandran (MGR)

  • Modi happy with direct benefit transfer

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the direct benefit transfer and Aadhaar linkage had enabled the government to plug leakages andachieve significant fiscal savings. “By paying subsidies directly to the poor, rather than indirectly through price concessions, we have achieved large fiscal savings,” he said.

  • Indore: Aerodrome area residents face 24-hr blackout

    Indore: Light shower coupled with squall which lashed the city on Tuesday evening exposed Western Region Power Distribution Company’s preparedness to deal with the upcoming monsoon. Power supply in many colonies got disrupted due to the mild spell. The worst hit localities in Aerodrome area faced 24-hour blackout due to an electricity fault. The fault had occurred as trees reportedly fell on power cables.

  • AAP leader moves SC against death threat from right-wing body

    NEW DELHI: AAP leader Asish Khetan on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court alleging death threats from right-wing organizations and sought protection for his life. A vacation bench comprising Justices L Nageswara Rao and Navin Sinha listed the matter for hearing on June 5 after advocate Sunil Fernandes mentioned the matter for urgent listing before it. Khetan, who is the vice chairman of Dialogue and Development Commission of Delhi, has in his plea

  • Govt appoints 5 to the member-less National Commission for Minorities

    New Delhi : Facing opposition criticism over the delay in filling the vacancies in the National Commission for Minorities (NCM), the government on Wednesday appointed its chairman and four members, over two months after the panel was left without a single member.

  • Indore: Uttarkashi bus accident toll reaches 25

    Indore: Death toll in the bus accident in Uttarkashi on Tuesday carrying pilgrims from Indore and Dhar districts have reached 24 while the number of injured was pegged at six. Four victims were airlifted and sent to Dehradun. The bodies were dispatched from the Uttarakhand capital on Wednesday, which are likely to reach the city on Thursday afternoon. According to official information, five more injured succumbed on Wednesday taking the

  • Centre push to private defence production

    New Delhi : The Cabinet Committee of Security (CCS) on Wednesday put its stamp on the defence ministry’s “Strategic Partnership” model to involve the Indian private companies in the manufacture of four high-tech defence equipment – fighter aircraft, helicopters, submarines and armoured vehicles and battle tanks.